S.1591 introduced in Senate by Chris Van Hollen

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Picture of Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D)
Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D)

New bill introduced: A bill to impose sanctions with respect to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, and for other purposes.

Democratic Senator Chris Van Hollen from the state of MD, along with ten cosponsors, introduced bill S.1591 on Jul 19, 2017. The bill is mainly related to these subjects Congressional oversight, United Nations, Bangladesh, North Korea, Detention of persons, Nuclear weapons, Asia, Diplomacy, foreign officials, Americans abroad, Foreign aid and international relief, Legislative rules and procedure, Civil actions and liability, Employee benefits and pensions, Arms control and nonproliferation, Licensing and registrations, Banking and financial institutions regulation, Foreign and international banking, International monetary system and foreign exchange, Sanctions, Trade restrictions, U.S. and foreign investments, Foreign loans and debt, Multilateral development programs, State and local finance, Financial services and investments, Technology transfer and commercialization, Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation, Industrial facilities, Bank accounts, deposits, capital, Fraud offenses and financial crimes, Chemical and biological weapons, Foreign property and International Affairs.

The bill’s cosponsors comes from both parties with 5 Republicans and 5 Democrats supporting it. So far none of the bill’s cosponsors has withdrawn their support.

Chris Van Hollen Information

Chris Van Hollen was born on a Saturday January 10, 1959 in Karachi.

Chris Van Hollen has held a number of positions, including United States representative, member of the Maryland House of Delegates and United States senator. He was educated at the Swarthmore College.

Roles in Congress

  • Chris Van Hollen served as Senator, 3rd Class for MD from Jan 2017 to Jan 2019 in the Senate 115th congress. He voted along party lines 95.13 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, the Committee on Appropriations, the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs and the Committee on the Budget. During this period Chris Van Hollen missed 0.74% of the votes, sponsored 7 bills , cosponsored 217 bills.
  • Chris Van Hollen served as Representative for MD (district 8) from Jan 2015 to Jan 2017 in the House 114th congress. He voted along party lines 97.28 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on the Budget. During this period Chris Van Hollen missed 3.02% of the votes, sponsored 17 bills , cosponsored 424 bills.
  • Chris Van Hollen served as Representative for MD (district 8) from Jan 2013 to Jan 2015 in the House 113th congress. He voted along party lines 95.41 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on the Budget. During this period Chris Van Hollen missed 1.26% of the votes, sponsored 19 bills , cosponsored 325 bills.
  • Chris Van Hollen served as Representative for MD (district 8) from Jan 2011 to Jan 2013 in the House 112th congress. He voted along party lines 94.93 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on the Budget. During this period Chris Van Hollen missed 1.81% of the votes, sponsored 12 bills , cosponsored 266 bills.
  • Chris Van Hollen served as Representative for MD (district 8) from Jan 2009 to Jan 2011 in the House 111th congress. He voted along party lines 98.95 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and the Committee on Ways and Means. During this period Chris Van Hollen missed 1.88% of the votes, sponsored 25 bills , cosponsored 413 bills.
  • Chris Van Hollen served as Representative for MD (district 8) from Jan 2007 to Jan 2009 in the House 110th congress. He voted along party lines 97.72 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and the Committee on Ways and Means. During this period Chris Van Hollen missed 1.55% of the votes, sponsored 26 bills , cosponsored 630 bills.
  • Chris Van Hollen served as Representative for MD (district 8) from Jan 2005 to Jan 2007 in the House 109th congress. He voted along party lines 95.62 percent of the time. During this period Chris Van Hollen missed 0.25% of the votes, sponsored 8 bills , cosponsored 622 bills.
  • Chris Van Hollen served as Representative for MD (district 8) from Jan 2003 to Jan 2005 in the House 108th congress. He voted along party lines 94.99 percent of the time. During this period Chris Van Hollen missed 0.33% of the votes, sponsored 12 bills , cosponsored 515 bills.
Picture of Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D)
Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D)

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